Music: Nina Simone and Netflix

“Born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina, Nina Simone studied classical piano at the Juilliard School in New York City, but left early when she ran out of money. Performing in night clubs, she turned her interest to jazz, blues and folk music and released her first album in 1957, scoring a Top 20 hit with the track “I Loves You Porgy.” In the ‘60s, Simone expanded her repertory in exemplary fashion while becoming identified as a leading voice of the Civil Rights Movement. She later lived abroad and experienced major mental health and financial issues, though enjoying a big career resurgence in the 1980s. Simone died in France on April 21, 2003.”

 
Source Link: http://www.biography.com/people/nina-simone-9484532#synopsis

 

 

 

 

“What Happened Ms. Simone?: Netflix Documentary Click Here – Netflix Link

 

 

 

 

Spotify Link for Entire Album: To Be Young, Gifted And Black Album on Spotify

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click Here to Listen on Spotify: “Mississippi Goddamn” Live Performance

 

 

Click Here to Listen on Spotify: “Why?” Inspired by the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

 

 

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